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Post Carbon: January 9, 2011 - January 15, 2011

EPA delays climate rules for biomass industry

In another sign that the Environmental Protection Agency is moderating its climate policy, it announced Wednesday it would exempt the biomass industry from limits on greenhouse gas emissions for three years.

By Juliet Eilperin  | January 12, 2011; 5:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
 
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2010 ties for warmest year on record

Post Carbon warned you: 2010 has tied 2005 as the warmest year on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

By Juliet Eilperin  | January 12, 2011; 10:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
 
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Oil commission to call for greater liability, consultation in offshore drilling

The presidential oil spill commission is planning to recommend tougher regulation, stiffer fines and a new industry-run safety organization in its final report Tuesday as part of an effort to prevent a repeat of the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year.

By Steven Mufson and Juliet Eilperin  | January 10, 2011; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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